Aishwarya Rai Cannes 2015 Jazbaa Photocall Inspired Makeup Look

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Hi Dolls!

Aishwarya was fabulous at this year’s Cannes film festival! There were a few different looks to choose from but I asked you guys in Instagram and Facebook and looks like this one’s the winner! And I personally love this one more than the others. It’s a very simple eye using all matte brown shades. The star of the show is the deep red wine lips….stunning!

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EYES

I’ve got a step by step pictorial for you guys today and I’ll try to make a habit out of that! I understand it makes it easier for you lovelies to learn the look. The eyes are super easy to do for this look!

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1.Prime your eyes using a tinted primer or concealer all over your lid.

2.Then with a crease brush apply a light matte ‘nudey’ brown shade all over the lid and up to the crease. I mixed MakeupGeek Creme Brule with Peach Smoothie to make it even lighter.

3.Then with a crease brush, intensify the crease using a warm caramel brown shade. I used MAC Saddle and I took it from the outer crease all over to the inner crease in a circular motion. Aishwarya seemed to have warmth on her inner crease.

4.This is an optional step. As I was looking through pictures I felt that there was a smokiness peeking through her eyeliner. This may just be an illusion but I still wanted to add that. So I took a kohl pencil and smudged it along the lash line. Used a pencil brush to further smudge it and take it a little up to the outer corner.

5.Then I took a darker more cool toned coffee brown ( MakeupGeek Mocha ) and mixed it with a little bit MAC Saddle and intensified the crease and outer corner using a circular motion. The eyeshadows in this look are applied in a more rounded shape as opposed to a cat eye winged out shape.

I also added MAC Brule which is matte cream shade on my brow bone and inner corner

6. I used Inglot gel liner in 77 to create a semi thick but short wing. I kept the thickness of the liner pretty uniform all throughout the lash line. On the waterline I used a brown kohl pencil. On the bottom lash line I added some MakeupGeek Creme Brule.

I curled my lashes, applied Mascara on top and bottom lashes and added Falsies (KOKO Lashes – Ariel)

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FACE

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~Nars All Day Luminous Foundation – Barcelona

~MAC Prolongwear Concealer – NW25

~Urban Decay Naked Skin Concealer -Medium Neutral

~Beauty Blender for blending concealer

~Zoeva 102 Silk FInish brush for foundation

CHEEKS

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~Givenchy Le Prisme Visage Mat in Amber Organza as bronzer

~Australis AC On Tour Contour Kit for contouring and highlighting

~Makeup Revolution Radiance Highlighting palette – 1st and 2nd shade

~NYX Blush in Pinky

LIPS

source: Temptalia

source: Temptalia

Lip COMBO:

Rimmel Lasting Finish Lipstick by Kate Moss in 107 and 111

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Alright lovelies! Hope you liked the post. Don’t forget to give it a thumbs up if you do! XOXO

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Let Yourself Sparkle!

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We all feel lacklustre at times, some a bit more than others (by some I mean ME :P). Life isn’t always unicorn and rainbows (if only!). It’s full of peaks and troughs (here I go with my economics)! But amidst all that monotony and madness, we need to keep calm and SPARKLE ON! Today’s post is dedicated to all the divas out there who never let anyone dull their sparkle!

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EYES

~On my upper crease I applied Anastasia Beverly Hills Caramel with a fluffly brush

~With a fluffy crease brush, then I applied Anastasia Morocco on the outer crease taking it inwards

~On the lid I applied Makeup Geek Grandstand with my fingers in tapping motion

~I deepened the outer corner with Makeup Geek Bitten and Anastasia Deep Plum

~I made sure everything is blended

~Then I added Colourpop Cosmetics Sequin on my lid on top of Grandstand with a wet lid brush

~Lined my eyes with theBalm Schwing liner

~With a black kohl pencil I deepened the inner dear duct area on my waterline

~On the bottom lash line, I went with Caramel and Morocco and deepened both the corners with Bitten

~On the middle I applied Grandstand

~Curled my lashes, applied L’oreal Miss Manga Mascara and put on House of Lashes Pixie Luxe falsies

~On the inner corner I tapped a little bit of highligher (scroll down for the name)*

 

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FACE

~Nars Sheer Glow Foundation in Punjab + L’oreal True Match in N6

~MAC Prolongwear Concealer in NW25

~MAC Prep and Prime Highlighter in Light Boost

 

CHEEKS

~Cream Contour with RCMA Shinto Palette

~Givenchy Le Prisme Visage Mat in Amber Organza

~Australis Contour Palette

~MAC Powder Blush in Ripe for Love (LE)

~MAC MSF in Perfect Topping (LE) (used for inner corner as well)*

 

LIPS

Australis Stayput Lipliner in Raisin

Bite Beauty Matte Creme Lip Crayon in Glace

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Alright my lovelies, hope you liked this look! Till next time, don’t forget to keep it Sparkly! XOXO

Ohh and I can’t go without a proper selfie with the front camera ^_^

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Metallic Blue and Purple Smokey Eye

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Hey Hey My Bunnies!

Today I’m rocking this grungy smokey eye with this stunning metallic blue and purple duo-chrome eyeshadow on the lid….I’m head over heels for this eyeshadow…it’s from Colourpop Cosmetics and it’s called BAE! Totally appropriate considering how I feel about it! And can I just say, these eyeshadows are incredible, they are like a hybrid between a cream and powder eyeshadow and they almost feel wet to the touch. My bestie gave me a bunch of the eyeshadows as a birthday pressie and I can’t wait to get my hands on more! I’m also wearing one of their lippiestix on my lips today…keep reading to find out the name!

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EYES

~After priming, I started with MakeUpGeek (MUG) Creme Brule (soft brown matte) on my upper crease and crease as a transition shade

~Then I applied MAC Hepcat (pinky purple) with a slight denser crease brush all around my crease from outer edge to inner corner – Hepcat is a discontinued shade but any pinky purple shade will do

~Then I applied MUG Bitten (burgundy matte) on my outer corner and inner corner pushing it towards the crease leaving a blank space on the middle, I applied more to darken until I was happy with it

~Make sure to blend blend blend

~On the middle of the lid I first applied a teal colored cream shadow (Maybelline Color Tattoo in Tenacious Teal). I applied a teal in order for the blue glitters on our main eyeshadow to stand out

~Then on top I applied Colourpop BAE. I used a wet brush to intensify the color even more.

~Then to darken the outer corner a little bit for more definition, I applied MUG Corrupt and Mocha together in a pointy crease brush and blended it out with Bitten

~On the browbone and inner corner I applied MAC Ricepaper

~I applied a teal eyeliner on my waterline

~On the bottom lashline, I applied Hepcat and Bitten and darkened the outer corner with Corrupt

~Applied mascara on top and bottom lashes and then applied falsies – House of Lashes Iconic

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FACE

~L’Oreal True Match Foundation N6 + Bourjois Healthy Mix Serum Foundation 55 + Josie Maran Argan Illuminator

~MAC ProLongwear Concealer NW25 + MAC Prep and Prime Highlighter in Light Boost

~Australis Contour Kit to contour and highlight

~Givenchy Le Prism MAT Visage powder in 85 Amber Organza to bronze (my current favorite!)

~Hourglass Ambient Lighting powder in Dim Light

~Tarte Pin Up Girl Blush Palette -Whimsy (light pink)

~Makeup Revolution London Radiance Palette to highlight – middle shade

LIPS

Australis Lip Liner in Raisin

Colourpop Cosmetics lippie stix in Lumiere

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Cool Toned Smokey Eye – Grey

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Hello My Bunnies!

It’s been so long that I’ve done a post. It’s been hectic with the holiday season and work. On top of that, I’ve been feeling super uninspired lately but nonetheless I have a look for you today. It’s a pretty simple cool toned smokey eye with a peachy nude lip. I love using warms colors most of the time but there are times when I gravitate towards greys and taupes. I think they pair beautifully with a lot of different skin tones and you can match them with many different lip colors aswell.

 

 

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EYES:

~After priming I used MakeupGeek (MUG) Creme Brule per usual on the outer crease with a fluffy brush

~Then with a denser crease brush (MAC 217) I used MAC Saddle on the crease blending with Creme Brule

~With a fluffy brush I gently blended Saddle on to the outer corner in a circular motion towards the crease

~Then I used MUG Slate and with a MAC 217 and blended it in a circular motion from the outer corner bringing it inwards and stopping 1/3 of the way

~Keep blending in harsh edges with a clean brush or with a teeny tiny bit of Saddle

~Then I took Lorac Gray and started applying from where I stopped with Slate (mainly on the middle lid)

~Blend Blend Blend!

~Then for the inner one third I used MUG Rockstar which is a greyish silver with pearl pink duochrome

~For the tear duct I used Urban Decay Virgin and I also applied that to my brow bone

~Lastly I decided to deepen outer corner and crease so I first used Lorac Espresso which is a dark brown and then to deepen further I used MUG Corrupt (Black) and blended it on my outer corner very carefully so that I don’t muddle everything

~Again go with a little bit of Saddle and blend any harsh edges

~I lined my waterline with a black kohl pencil and then with a pencil brush I took a bit of Corrupt and Slate and smudged the bottom lash line

~I dragged a little bit of Virgin from the tear duct to the inner one third of the lower lash line

~I applied Mascara and Falsies – Ardel Demi 120

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FACE:

Benefit Porefessional Primer

EX1 Foundation – F300

Josie Maran Argan Illuminator (mixed with foundation)

MAC Prolongwear Concealer – NW25

MAC Prep and Prime Highlighter – Light Boost

Benefit Hoola Bronzer

Becca Flowerchild Blush

Becca Shimmer Skin Perfecter Pressed in Opal

LIPS:

MAC Runway Hit Lipstick (discontinued)

NYX Butter Gloss in Maple Blondie

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Till Next Time XO XO

 

Warm Rustic Eyes feat. the Sleek Sunset Palette

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HIYA MY BUNNIES!

I was just experimenting with the Sleek Sunset Palette today and came up with this look. The lighting killed me as there was barely any sun at my end and the photos really doesn’t do justice to the actual intricacy of the eyes. I wanted to upload it anyway and share the details with you all! 🙂

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EYES

~After priming my lid, I started off with Makeup Geek Chickadee on the outer crease with a fluffy brush

~Then with a slightly denser crease brush, I applied Inglot 383 (matte orange) on the crease

~Then I applied the shimmery orange shade from the Sleek Sunset palette (refer to photo above) on both corners of the lid keeping the centre bare

~ Then I mixed the two shimmery terracotta shades and applied it with a crease brush on the outer and inner corner of the lid taking it slightly to the crease (inner crease aswell) and blending out the orange shade

~I applied the gold shade from the palette with a wet brush on the centre of the lid

~Then with a more precise crease brush I applied MAC Hepcat and MAC Fig. 1 to the inner corner and outer corner of the lid blending out *make sure it is precise enough not to overpower the shadows on the inner corner

~Then with a pencil brush I applied Makeup Geek Corrupt (matte black) on the outer corner and slightly upward to the crease

~Then I took MAC Hepcat and Fig. 1 once again on the same crease brush and blended the black out

~I applied MAC Brule (matte cream shade) on the brow bone

* if there are any harsh lines make sure to go back and blend everything out

~I applied Australis Grape Cake eye pencil on my waterline and slightly on the lower lash line

~blended it out with a pencil brush and MAC Hepcat

~I applied the gold color from the palette on the tear duct area

~Then with a crease brush, I took Inglot 383 and blended everything on the lower lash line

~I lined my upper lash line with MAC Blacktrack fluidline and made a wing

~I darkened the line with Physicians Formula Eye Booster eye liner pen

~I used Maybelline Falsies mascara on the top and bottom lashes and then added false lashes (KOKO lashes in Ariel)

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FACE

~EX1 foundation in f300

~Maybelline Fit Me concealer in Sand

~Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder in Dim Light

~Sleek Contour Kit in Medium

~Sleek Blush in Sunrise

~MAC Whisper of Guilt MSF (LE) as a highlight

LIPS

~Nars Audacious Lipstick in Jane

~MAC matte lipstick in Honey Love

~Nyx butter gloss in Creme Brule

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As you can tell by now…I’m obsessed with these reflection apps LOL see ya next time loves! XOXO

Pantone Color of the Year: Radiant Orchid Makeup

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Pantone is the worldwide authority of color and color systems and every year they nominate a particular color for that year. The color for 2014 is RADIANT ORCHID…it’s a beautiful purple which is actually the color of the typical orchid flower…As orchids are one of my favorite flowers I really wanted to do a look based on this color.

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I wanted to keep it colorful for spring but still wearable…here’s how I got the look:

~After priming lid with MAC paint pot in Painterly, I applied MAC Sushi Flower on my upper crease with a fluffy brush

~I deepened the crease slightly by taking MAC Hepcat on a denser blending brush and blending it into the crease and upper crease without completely covering Sushi Flower

~Then with a even denser domed brush, I applied MAC Fig 1 to the outer corner of my lid slightly taking it upward to the crease and blending with Hepcat

~I applied MakeUp Geek (MUG) Peach Smoothie on the inner third of my lid and on top of that I applied LORAC IT Bronze which is more of a light shimmery gold color

~On the middle portion of the lid I applied MAC Stars N Rockets blending it with the colors on both sides

~I lined my upper lash line with a liquid liner and created a thick line and a wing

~I applied Australis 10 hour wear eye pencil in Grape Cake on my waterline

~Then I mimicked my lid colors on my lower lash line accordingly.

~I applied MAC Ricepaper on my brow bone and also on my inner corner as a highlight

~Applied mascara and falsies and VOILA!

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The sun was setting when I took this photo so it didn’t really come out well 😦

FACE:

Nars Sheer Glow Foundation in Punjab

MAC Prolongwear Concealer

Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder in Dim Light

CHEEKS:

MAC Refined Golden Bronzer

MAC Wedge eyeshadow to contour

Benefit Rockateur Blush

MAC Ricepaper eyeshadow as cheek highlight

LIPS:

MAC Heroine lipliner

MAC Flat Out Fabulous lipstick

*you can always use a more subdued nude or light pink on the lips but I wanted to go all out on the Radiant ‘Orchidness’ !

So that’s it my lovelies! Hope you liked this post! Please don’t forget to click the FOLLOW button! Will be much appreciated! lots of love! XO XO

NYE Glam: Silver and Gold eyes with the UD Vice 2 Palette

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I can’t believe it’s almost 2014! Time flies soo fast! Hope you all have amazing plans for new year’s eve tonight! I did this look a couple of days back but couldn’t find the time to do a post! I’ve used the Urban Decay Vice 2 palette for the whole look so if you own the palette…you’re all set for the eyeshadows but ofcourse you can definitely substitute these colors!

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~Prime your eyes – MAC Paint Pot in Painterly

~Apply Shellshock on the inner third of the lid

~Apply Strike on the middle part of the lid

~ Go back and forth with both Shellshock and Strike until the colors blend nicely

~Apply Habit on the crease and outer crease and blend !

~Apply Lovesick on the outer corner and blend! Keep on adding more until you reach your desired intensity

~Apply Ambush on your browbone

~ Apply Shellshock on the inner third of the bottom lashline, strike on middle part and habit on the end

~Make a winged line with a liquid or gel liner

~Line your waterline with  a black pencil

~Curl your lashes, apply mascara, and falsies is a must!

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I wanted a flawless looking face so I used a full coverage foundation – Laura Mercier Silk Creme Foundation

I kept the cheeks neutral – Mac Gingerly Blush and Clarins Splendours Bronzer

I highlighted with MAC Soft and Gentle MSF

Red Lips makes the looks so much more glamorous so it’s a must! I used Rimmel Kate Moss lipstick in 111 Kiss of Life

 

Hope you bunnies have an amazing new year’s eve and wish you all the very best for the new year! XO